Tchibaiatigo-mikan, gaie Anamiewinensan, gaie Jesus od ijitwawin [Portions of The Stations of the Cross, by Bishop Baraga, translated into Ojibwa]

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Baraga, Frederic [Irenaeus Friedrich] (1797-1868.); Zephyrin Engelhardt (1851-1934)

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Baraga, Frederic [Irenaeus Friedrich] (1797-1868.); Zephyrin Engelhardt (1851-1934). Tchibaiatigo-mikan, gaie Anamiewinensan, gaie Jesus od ijitwawin [Portions of The Stations of the Cross, by Bishop Baraga, translated into Ojibwa]. Harbor Springs, Michigan: Holy Childhood Indian School , 1898. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 32. Slim 16mo., measuring 15cm tall. 1/4 black cloth spine over lovely marbled boards. Exceptionally well preserved; contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; fine. Exceedingly scarce Ojibway language prayer book as ‘Printed by the Indian Children [of] the Harbor Springs Franciscan mission’. Text printed in English phonetics. Rare indeed, with only one other known extant copy available in commerce at time of cataloguing. Corresponds to OCLC #15057173. “I gladly give you permission to print in the Indian language from Bishop Baraga’s book, The Stations of the Cross.” Letter, Bishop Henry Joseph of Grand Rapids, Mich., to Rev. Zephyrin Engelhardt: p. 2. Fine. Hardcover. (#1446) $495.00